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Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:39 PM HST Oct. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* The Big Island.

* Through Saturday afternoon.

* An upper-level disturbance will further destabilize the air
mass, while abundant low-level moisture remains in place. Slow-
moving and persistent heavy showers and thunderstorms will
bring the threat of flash flooding.

* Heavy rainfall could result in low spots in roads becoming
dangerous and impassible due to severe runoff. Debris in
streams and gulches could clog bridges and culverts resulting
in dangerous flooding. Isolated landslides could also occur.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for flash
flooding. Flash flooding is life threatening. Do not cross fast
flowing water in your vehicle or on foot.

Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action if a Flash
Flood Warning is issued. If you experience heavy rain or rising
water, head to higher ground immediately.


Wroe


329 PM HST Fri Oct 19 2018

... High surf advisory now in effect until 6 PM HST Monday...

* surf... increasing to 8 to 12 feet, with locally higher sets
possible.

* Timing... building tonight, and maintaining through the weekend.

* Impacts... moderate... expect strong breaking waves, shore
break, and rip currents making swimming difficult and
dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by
ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Know your limits and
seek ocean recreation areas best suited for your abilities.
Boaters should expect recreational surfers and body boarders
utilizing Harbor channels to access surfing areas.



Foster


Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory
Issued: 3:39 PM HST Oct. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* The Big Island.

* Through Saturday afternoon.

* An upper-level disturbance will further destabilize the air
mass, while abundant low-level moisture remains in place. Slow-
moving and persistent heavy showers and thunderstorms will
bring the threat of flash flooding.

* Heavy rainfall could result in low spots in roads becoming
dangerous and impassible due to severe runoff. Debris in
streams and gulches could clog bridges and culverts resulting
in dangerous flooding. Isolated landslides could also occur.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for flash
flooding. Flash flooding is life threatening. Do not cross fast
flowing water in your vehicle or on foot.

Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action if a Flash
Flood Warning is issued. If you experience heavy rain or rising
water, head to higher ground immediately.


Wroe


329 PM HST Fri Oct 19 2018

... High surf advisory now in effect until 6 PM HST Monday...

* surf... increasing to 8 to 12 feet, with locally higher sets
possible.

* Timing... building tonight, and maintaining through the weekend.

* Impacts... moderate... expect strong breaking waves, shore
break, and rip currents making swimming difficult and
dangerous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Beachgoers, swimmers, and surfers should heed all advice given by
ocean safety officials and exercise caution. Know your limits and
seek ocean recreation areas best suited for your abilities.
Boaters should expect recreational surfers and body boarders
utilizing Harbor channels to access surfing areas.



Foster


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